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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish peso.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpeɪsəʊ/
  • (PH) IPA(key): /ˈpɛsoʊ/, [ˈpɛso]
  • (file)

NounEdit

peso (plural pesos)

  1. (historical) A former unit of currency in Spain and Spain's colonies, worth 8 reales; the Spanish dollar.
  2. The currency of various countries, including but not limited to Argentina, Chile, Mexico and the Philippines.

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CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

peso

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of pesar

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

peso n

  1. peso (any of multiple currencies)

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Eastern Huasteca NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish peso

NounEdit

peso

  1. (mexican) peso

EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

peso (accusative singular peson, plural pesoj, accusative plural pesojn)

  1. (numismatics) peso

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

peso

  1. peso (currency; coin or note of one peso)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of peso (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative peso pesot
genitive peson pesojen
partitive pesoa pesoja
illative pesoon pesoihin
singular plural
nominative peso pesot
accusative nom. peso pesot
gen. peson
genitive peson pesojen
partitive pesoa pesoja
inessive pesossa pesoissa
elative pesosta pesoista
illative pesoon pesoihin
adessive pesolla pesoilla
ablative pesolta pesoilta
allative pesolle pesoille
essive pesona pesoina
translative pesoksi pesoiksi
instructive pesoin
abessive pesotta pesoitta
comitative pesoineen

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese peso, from Vulgar Latin *pēsum, from Latin pēnsum.

NounEdit

peso m (plural pesos)

  1. weight
  2. peso (unit of currency)

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *pēsum, from Latin pēnsum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

peso m (plural pesi)

  1. weight

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VerbEdit

peso

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pesare

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin pensum, via English peso and Spanish peso.

NounEdit

peso m (definite singular pesoen, indefinite plural peso or pesos, definite plural pesoene)

  1. a peso (currency unit of several Latin American countries, as well as the Philippines)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pensum, via English peso and Spanish peso.

NounEdit

peso m (definite singular pesoen, indefinite plural peso or pesos, definite plural pesoane)

  1. a peso (currency unit, as above)

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Old SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *pēsum, from Latin pēnsum, from pendō (I weigh).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

peso m (plural pesos)

  1. weight
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, 53r.
      Et a tal uertud que ſi la poné ſobre mill peſos de pez faz los feruir por ſu ṕṕdat bié como si estudieſſen a fuego.
      And its virtue it such that if it is put over a thousand weights of pitch it lights them due to its property, as if they were on fire.
    • Idem, f. 79r.
      La ſegunda es q́ ſi beuiere oḿe della peſo duna dragma purga melanconia temprada miente ¬ bien.
      The second is that if one were to drink of it the weight of one drachma, it purges black bile soon and well.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Spanish: peso

PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese peso, from Vulgar Latin *pēsum, from Latin pēnsum, from the verb penso (I weigh).

Alternative formsEdit

  • pêso (obsolete, noun only)

PronunciationEdit

Noun:

Verb:

  • Hyphenation: pe‧so

NounEdit

peso m (plural pesos)

  1. weight (force on an object due to the gravitational attraction)
  2. heaviness (the condition of being heavy)
  3. weight (object used for its heaviness)
    1. (weightlifting) weight (heavy object lifted for strength training)
    2. (athletics) shot (heavy ball thrown in shot put)
  4. (figuratively) weight (importance or influence)
  5. (figuratively) emotional pressure
  6. (sports) weight class (subdivision of a competition based on the competitors’ weight)
  7. (mathematics) weight (value that multiplies a variable)
  8. (typography) weight; boldness (thickness of a character’s strokes)
QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:peso.

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VerbEdit

peso

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of pesar

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Spanish peso.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

peso m (plural pesos)

  1. peso (currency unit of Argentina, Chile, Mexico and the Philippines)

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Spanish peso, from Vulgar Latin *pēsum, from Latin pēnsum, from pendō (I weigh). Doublet of the semi-learned pienso.

NounEdit

peso m (plural pesos)

  1. weight (the force on an object due to gravitational attraction)
  2. weight (a block of metal used in a balance)
  3. weight class
  4. peso (unit of currency)
  5. weight (importance or influence)
  6. weight (pressure; burden)
Derived termsEdit
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DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

peso

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of pesar.

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